Sheldon Lavin has been in the heart of OSI’s highs and lows since 1970. His success in the banking sector earned him a place in the OSI group, the then Otto and Sons. Sheldon owned a consulting firm, so he was not new to any leadership positions. Today Sheldon is the CEO of OSI group.
Sheldon has overseen the acquisition of Baho food and the Flagship Europe Company, which has been the highlight of OSI in its commitment to its primary objective. Sheldon Lavin has taken sustainable food production as his core missions in order to help make the company great. He has paved the way for new and fresh ideas and strategies to add a boost to the efficiency of the OSI group. He has used his experience to manage the growth of OSI.
The CEO has organized structured systems that have elevated the company to be a global food producer and supplier. Sheldon’s ability to make the right calls and decisions has enabled OSI dream of sustainable food attainable. He has played his cards right regarding operational decisions. Being actively involved has also allowed OSI to enter new markets.
Sheldon Lavin’s era can be associated with a low employee turnover as he has worked tirelessly to motivate and create the workplace family atmosphere. He is able to bring the employees together and focus on OSI’s goals to provide quality services.
Apart from that, Lavin takes part in community development through charitable work. He has been involved with The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, Ronald McDonald House Charities, National Multiple Sclerosis Society, United Negro College Fund, Evans Scholarship Fund, Rush University Medical Center Goodman Theatre and the Sheba Foundation. Lavin contributes to these foundations in many different ways; he is a trustee of the Ronald McDonald House Charities.
Sheldon Lavin’s efforts in both charity work and as a leader at OSI has not gone unrecognized. OSI group has won several awards such as the Globe of Honor Award. For Lavin, he got an award from RSM US LLP, the Lifetime Achievement Award, for his commitments in charity works. He also has the Global Visionary Award for being the key in OSI transformation from Otto and Sons. Lavin is a recipient of the Edward C. Jones Community Service Award as well.
OSI group is in the safe hands of Sheldon Lavin and together with David McDonald, OSI sustainable food vision is not far from its achievement.